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Things to do in London this Friday

It's time to clock off, wind down and get your weekend on...

Find fantastic ideas for things to do on a Friday, just in case you've left it to the last minute. Check out the best entertainment, nightlife and events happening in the capital this Friday. The weekend starts here...


Beach East

Life's a beach at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer, with over 2,200 square metres of sand deposited at the site for endless sandcastle competitions and balmy evening walks. A gigantic paddling pool and funfair rides will entertain the kids, and Pub Tropicana and Coconut Joe's bar will keep the adults suitably refreshed.

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford Until Monday August 31 2015


The Horniman's recently redeveloped Natural History Gallery houses this display of work by artist and academic, Edward Chell. The 40 painted panels on show are inspired by plants within the Horniman Gardens as well as rare books in the archive written by 19th century British naturalist and early photographer, Anna Atkins.

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Horniman Museum, Forest Hill Until Sunday December 6 2015

Natural History Museum Late

A monthly late opening of the museum and temporary exhibitions, with free entry to the Central Hall and Images of Nature gallery, changing discussions on timely themes, open-mic performances by up-and-coming musicians throughout the evening, and British farmers’-market-style food and drink in the pop-up restaurant.

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Natural History Museum, Brompton Friday September 25 2015 - Friday December 30 2016

Forza Win

The Forza Win supper club is back in its spiritual home. Come sociable so that your table-mates become your friends, and come hungry so that not one morsel of the delicious menu goes to waste.

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Forza Win Peckham, Peckham Thursday September 3 2015 - Saturday September 26 2015

The Floating Cinema: Extra-Terrestrial

This month of screenings, workshops, talks, installations, music, family fun and more uses London's waterways as its platform. Canal boats and floating screens in various London locations will welcome visitors of all ages who are interested in science, space and aliens. 

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Various, London Until Sunday September 20 2015
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45 Years

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay play a couple dealing with the past in this powerful, brilliant British drama

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Mistress America

Greta Gerwig shines in this flawless comedy about a uni student and her new, cool step-sister

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American comedian Amy Schumer makes her leading-lady debut with this hilarious bad-taste comedy

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The Wolfpack

This remarkable doc follows six brothers who spent their lives confined to a New York apartment

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